Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz

Test your knowledge of Sophocles' infamous tragedy with eNotes' Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz. Complete with ten essential questions on the play's plot and characters, this quiz is designed to test your understanding of the work as a whole to better prepare you for your next assignment. It also comes with hefty bragging rights. Start quizzing below!

  • Question 1

    Who is Oedipus’s mother?

  • Question 2

    What does Oedipus do to his father?

  • Question 3

    Thebes has fallen under the curse of:

  • Question 4

    What does Oedipus accuse Creon of?

  • Question 5

    To end the plague, whose murder must be avenged?

  • Question 6

    What reason does the shepherd give for taking Oedipus?

  • Question 7

    How does Oedipus blind himself?

  • Question 8

    Which of the following is not something Tiresias says Oedipus will discover?

  • Question 9

    Whom does Oedipus erroneously believe is his father?

  • Question 10

    How does Jocasta react to the news about Oedipus?

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